World Day of Remembrance

November 21, 2023 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News

From Portland to Pittsburgh, Louisville to Las Vegas, and Madison to Montgomery County, Maryland, a record-number of people joined forces to call for an end to the tragic and preventable roadway safety crisis across the nation. On this World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDoR), more than 75 communities organized rallies, memorial walks […]

October 17, 2023 • BY Kate Fefelova • IN News

As the U.S. grapples with an epidemic of traffic deaths, the relevance of the annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDoR) on November 19, 2023 is even more evident. The statistics from 2022 painted a grim picture, with more than 46,000 people killed in preventable traffic crashes, underlining the need to change […]

July 27, 2023 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News

Planning Starts Now: Safe Streets For People Mark your calendars for November 19, 2023 — World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDoR). In addition to being a day to honor those killed and injured in roadway crashes, this is also an important day of action for Vision Zero. WDoR unites millions of people […]

November 22, 2022 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN Families for Safe Streets, News

From Boise to Boston, Durham to Denver, Omaha to Orlando, communities across North America mobilized for Safe Streets to Save Lives, as part of annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims on Sunday, November 20, 2022. A record number of communities across the U.S. — more than 60 — and hundreds more worldwide […]

September 26, 2022 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN Families for Safe Streets, News

Join us November 20, 2022 to Push for Safe Streets to Save Lives Recent Updates: Submit the details of your event to us by October 20th so that we can help amplify your message. We have also prepared a range of resources and trainings to assist you in your advocacy efforts. For more information or […]

August 22, 2022 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News

Remember. Support. Act. Please join us for the annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims on Sunday, November 20, 2022. This is your chance to remember those lost and injured in crashes and to bring extra urgency to your advocacy for change. This year’s event is especially timely, as the number of people […]
In Boston, they laid 4,000 yellow roses on the steps of the State House, representing those killed and seriously injured in crashes in Massachusetts in 2020 and 2021. In St. Paul, they lined candles on the steps of the State Capitol in the shape of “447,” the number of people killed in traffic crashes, so […]
Actions Planned Across U.S. as Traffic Deaths Increase Record Levels         World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims – Sunday, November 21, 2021 – is taking on extra urgency as the number of people dying and severely injured in preventable traffic crashes in the U.S.  is rising at an alarming rate.  […]

September 27, 2021 • BY Leah Shahum • IN Families for Safe Streets, News, Press

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  WHAT: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims – Sunday, November 21, 2021 – is taking on extra urgency as the number of people dying and severely injured in preventable traffic crashes in the U.S.  is rising at an alarming rate. In 2020, 42,060 people died in motor vehicle crashes – […]

November 19, 2020 • BY Leah Shahum • IN Families for Safe Streets, News

World Day of Remembrance Events Urge Safety Over Speed Imagine city, state, and federal leaders having access to a proven vaccine for a public health crisis that took the lives of more than 1.3 million people worldwide each year. Yet, for some reason, they did not utilize it to the fullest extent. Instead, they focused […]

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